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An Ocean Away

As a child, to have your world turned upside down at a day’s notice is a catastrophe. Everything comfortable and normal was swept away on that day and a new life begun. William lived in mid-nineteenth century rural Northern Ireland, never straying far from home or family. Always poor, always struggling, and always normal. His father, worried that he might settle down and continue in poverty as generations before, decides…
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Fairy Folk and the Magical Helpers

Children love bedtime stories and Fairy Folk and the Magical Helpers is the perfect book. The stories show children how everyone can help each other. The Fairy Folk have more adventures for you to read about and enjoy. They are excited to show you some of their worlds and to show you what they and their helpers can do. Enjoy the adventures of Georgie, Spottal Dot and Gribbly Grub, Mr…
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Fairy Folk and Fantastic Friends

Fairy Folk and Fantastic Friends: Fairy Picture Book of Cute Bedtime Stories about Friendship. The Fairy Folk would love to introduce you to some of their fantastic friends, such as Fuzzy Buzzy, Mr. Caterpillar, the Gloopy family fairy, Father Pumper, Lenny Longarms and many more. Fairy Folk friends love being helpful so enjoy reading the stories they have to tell, and see how they help those who are sad or…
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The Stone of Life

The Stone of Life is the beginning of the journey of Michael Anders, a sixteen year old boy who finds he has been in possession of a legendary magical artifact, the Stone of Life, for his entire life. Thought long lost, the stone is a part of an ancient prophecy, if one unites all the stones under his power, he shall become the god over all. After his father is…
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Long Pork – Behind the Bamboo Curtain in West Papua

Mandy Partridge

Liza works as a doctor at the Freeport goldmine in Papua, FIFO from Cairns, Australia. On a helicopter flight, cyclonic winds crash the chopper into the highlands of the Lorentz National Park. Liza and four miners are the only survivors. They are rescued by Swando and his Asmat men, but kept prisoner in their cave. Papuan Freedom Fighters visit the cave, and Liza sympathises with their cause. After rescue, Liza…
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Talon, Windsong

More thrilling adventures with Matica and Talon. The poachers are gone, and the birds are safe. But now Matica is becoming anxious thinking of the upcoming holiday – she does not want to go or leave her birds. But Talon, understanding her misery, is giving her a daydream to easy her mind. With distractions are coming from all sides, Matica soon finds herself involved in current happenings – the letting…
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The Fourth Kind of Time

As a multinational pharmaceutical company tries to block the pain-relief research of medical scientist Campbell Fletcher, he must enlist his friends to help resist their powerful corporate resources, and growing violent pressure. Never before had Dr Anna Rischelli believed her past involvement with Melbourne’s organised crime would have any relation to subatomic physics. Drawing on expertise in law, literature, science and history, the friends must solve a fifty year old…
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Back Step

Bruce Shaw

A match made in heaven, a love that may never be fulfilled, movie extras, the exotic culture of the Pandas, and an attempted kidnapping – this little novel has it all. Eight people’s lives interact, not only in the everyday but also on the dance floor. A love triangle has constant interference from a past girlfriend. An academic cribs shamelessly from another’s work. Meanwhile, his partner walks out on him….
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Senlac

Senlac is an anti-war love story. Classical composer Jack Stalwart is called up to go to war. The night before he leaves, in a vivid dream of the Norman invasion of England, Jack’s dilemma of being torn between his family and his country is mirrored by the Saxon hero King Harold as both are forced to make a stand in the struggle for peace. Sometimes quirky and funny, sometimes caustic…
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Deeply With The Sun In Our Eyes

A.C. Smith - Deeply With The Sun In Our Eyes

As the Japanese assault on Malaya begins, naivety and misadventure send Australian marine engineer, Richard into the care of English doctor, Greda and her philandering planter husband, Edward. In a maelstrom of events, the lives of Richard, Greda, Edward, the malicious Captain Heenan and enigmatic Chinese refugee Eva—consort to all three men—become desolately entwined. With the island under siege, amidst the illusion of resistance by the Empire’s defenders, Richard and…
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The Forest Fairies

Magical fairies inside the forest. How many can you see? They’ve joined ‘The Rubbish Rebellion’ to keep our forests litter free.   Our forests are the breath of our planet we need to look after them.  The magical Forest Fairies are there to help us keep our forests clean.       ABOUT THE AUTHOR                   Chez Rafter was born in Sydney, Australia….
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The Wolf Queen of Japan

Harrison Ware

Sapporo, Japan YEAR unknown Felicity is a predator. Born into bloodshed, raised with wolves, she lives only for the hunt. When Imperial forces invade her sanctuary and shatter the winter silence with the screams of countless victims, Felicity catches scent of a bigger game. A game of vengeance, love and death. To follow this path, she must put her life in the hands of five strangers. Easier said than done,…
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Happy or a Philosopher

This is the story of Vefa, a young girl raised by her grandmother in Baku, Azerbaijan. As Vefa grows into maturity a whirlwind love affair with the enigmatic Tale sees her caught up in a life of crime, for which she pays a high price. Happy or a Philosopher is an eye-opening and inspiring story of courage and redemption, and a heart-wrenching reminder to never give up on your dreams….
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A Spell for an Eye

Sarah Clewer

If you were fated to become a ‘Saviour’ to a planet and chosen by a meteor programmed to find help, what would you do?  At only four years old, Celeste Teal and her best friend, Miranda, were struck by a meteor. Both girls developed mysterious powers after the accident, with Celeste gaining ice powers, and Miranda the ability to control water. Five years later, Celeste’s parents die and she is torn away from Miranda and forced to…
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A Curious Place

Barbara Woodward | A Curious Place

A Curious Place… Well, four actually, and in each you will meet some interesting and unusual folk and animals. They are all pretty cool, just like you, so why not go there now and read their stories. In one place, Zac lets you know about a problem he has with his shorter leg and how a tiny ant helps him carry his heavy load. In another place, there is a…
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Poseidon’s Academy

Sarah Vogler | Poseidon's Academy

Getting sucked into a whirlpool, sleeping in monster-infested woods, and battling psycho sea-nymphs was not how Hailey planned to spend her first year of high school. But when you’re the only Zeus in the world, life tends to get a bit complicated. The Great Battle saw the world changed forever when humans killed the gods and absorbed their powers. One power was coveted above all others: Zeus’s. Thirteen-year-old Hailey Woods is the first Zeus in over a…
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Otto the Otter’s Muddy Puddle

Chez Rafter | Otto the Otter's Muddy Puddle

Otto the Otter is in trouble. His pond is a mess and a muddle from the trash of tourists who are less than subtle. To save his home he needs some muscle. Can Otto rescue his friends and together clean up this muddy puddle?     ABOUT THE AUTHOR                   Chez Rafter was born in Sydney, Australia. At the tiny age of…
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Yapper the Unhappy Snapper

Cheryl Rafter | Yapper the Unhappy Snapper

Yapper the snapper wants to play, but all his friends are sick from the waste and pollution in the ocean. To have some fun, first he must rescue his friends. Join Yapper on his heroic adventures to save the day.     ABOUT THE AUTHOR                 Chez Rafter was born in Sydney, Australia. At the tiny age of two, Chez contracted whooping cough…
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Indicator of a Curse

Lesley Meldrum - Indicator of a Curse

Roaring flames and scorched skin wake Sarah each night. Searching for answers to this enigmatic nightmare, Sarah discovers that in a past life she was burnt at the stake for witchcraft.  To heal the horrors of her past life, Sarah visits a regressionist who sends her back to 16th Century England. Under the tyrannical rule of King Henry VIII, she lives out her last days in this doomed reality with no control over…
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The Forgotten – Metal and Bone

Bailey Vaughan - The Forgotten - Metal and Bone

Humanity is built on blood, not feathers. “In the beginning there was darkness, and it is in this darkness that we will one day return. Some will find that they thrive in the rawest of shadows, whilst others will merely learn to survive in the harshest.” In the wasteland, her poem was nameless. Underground, a man she never understood called it Salvation. The world has ended, but in a bitter…
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Unmarked

Kate Hansen | Unmarked

Cash has been abolished in a strategic move to force the population to be ‘marked’ with identifying barcodes. Elisha Dullard is warned of the coming cataclysm in the Book of Revelation, but doesn’t believe it until she discovers her friend’s dead body. Elisha may find true love, but she also learns the terrifying capacity for human persecution.     Technology rules in this cashless society, where citizens are marked with…
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Payback – A gripping multi-national crime action thriller

Izaz Khan | Payback

An aboriginal massacre. A CIA agent gone rogue. The hunt is on! Part-Aboriginal Sydney lawyer Cory, devastated by the loss of his family and friends, accepts the aid of ex-ASIO officer Martin to help track the fugitive and bring him to justice. Through crocodile infested waters of Cape York, North Queensland to the dry Savannahs of South Africa, the fugitive utilises his shady contacts to outrun his punishment. Can Cory…
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A Birthday Present from Another Dimension

Brad Simons | A Birthday Present from Another Dimension

Brad awoke with a start – to find his toy robot Zorrac standing on his chest and shining a green scanning light directly into his eyes. He had no idea at the time that Zorrac is desperately trying to save his home planet from destruction. Then Brad’s mother contracts a mysterious virus and is hospitalized. In return for a cure, Brad and his friend James offer to help ‘General Zorrac’…
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